The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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The National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout has hit yet another milestone, with 6 million homes and businesses now ready to...
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The Migration Assurance Framework was released on Monday.
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The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 will address illegal offshore gambling operators in effect.
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The National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout has reached a major milestone with more than half of all Australian homes and...

Policies (Internet)

Anti-Spam legislation

Published

Spam Act 2003 Explanatory memorandum Spam (Consequential Amendments) Act 2003 Explanatory memorandum Spam Regulations 2004 Explanatory statement

Online content regulation

Published

Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Current consultations